infield out

noun

Definition of infield out

: a ground ball on which the batter is put out by an infielder

Examples of infield out in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Another scored on a Donovan Solano infield out and Brandon Belt hit a scoring single to put the Giants ahead 5-1. Henry Schulman, SFChronicle.com, "Joey Bart does it again with pinch double in Giants’ 5th straight win," 22 Aug. 2020 Manual Margot ran first to third on a Fernando Tatis Jr. infield out that required a long throw to first from Longoria. Henry Schulman, SFChronicle.com, "Giants beat Padres again behind rookie pitcher, rarely used infielder," 12 June 2019 With Reyes later on third with one down, Albers hung on for the save by retiring the next two hitters on infield outs. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Brewers 4, Pirates 3: Strong pitching, favorable obstruction play prove to be the difference," 6 Aug. 2019 Left fielder Bob Bescher led off the Reds’ first inning with a single, moved to third on a single and scored on an infield out. Mark Schmetzer, Cincinnati.com, "Top Cincinnati Reds games: No. 31 – Redland Field opened with 10-6 win over Chicago Cubs," 10 July 2019 The Giants added two more on Pablo Sandoval’s infield out and Vogt’s sacrifice fly. Henry Schulman, SFChronicle.com, "Giants’ Bumgarner not at his best, but offense gets him a no-decision," 15 June 2019 Two more scored on Pablo Sandoval's infield out and Vogt's sacrifice fly. Henry Schulman, SFChronicle.com, "Welcome to Vogtville — catcher’s two triples lead Giants in big comeback win," 15 June 2019 Buchholz was staked to a 1-0 lead when the Diamondbacks worked in a run with singles by Jarrod Dyson and Nick Ahmed and an infield out by Jeff Mathis. Wallace Matthews, New York Times, "Rosario and Cabrera Power Mets to a Sweep of Diamondbacks," 20 May 2018 The Tigers managed to get runners to second and third base against the left-hander, but Erickson stranded them with a pair of strikeouts and an infield out. Kirk Kenney, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Aztecs fall short against LSU in 6-4 loss at NCAA Regionals," 1 June 2018

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First Known Use of infield out

1926, in the meaning defined above

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29 Aug 2020

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“Infield out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/infield%20out. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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